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  • U.S. Open officials catch heat as Wozniacki, Serena Williams advance

    U.S. Open officials catch heat as Wozniacki, Serena Williams advance
    They held the women's semifinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Friday, and a medical controversy broke out. Caroline Wozniacki and Serena Williams won their way into Sunday's final with solid tennis —Williams with spectacular shotmaking in...
  • Lepchenko on the right track

    Lepchenko on the right track
    The best is yet to come, Varvara Lepchenko said. She's played on the U.S. Olympic Team at the 2012 Summer Games in London. She's been ranked as high as No. 19 in the world. She's defeated top-10 players. Still, at age 28, Lepchenko is searching for...
  • Roger Federer, Gael Monfils set up quarterfinal match at U.S. Open

    Roger Federer, Gael Monfils set up quarterfinal match at U.S. Open
    The best result of Tuesday's action at the U.S. Open was that victories by Roger Federer and Gael Monfils will put them on the same tennis court in two days. That should be good for tennis. Everybody knows Federer, the No. 2-seeded player here and the...
  • Girls tennis | Stevenson grad works to make living as a pro

    Girls tennis | Stevenson grad works to make living as a pro
    Denise Muresan came out of Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire as one of the state's top tennis players, earning a state title in 2006. When she left the University of Michigan a little more than a year ago, she was the fifth ranked player in the...
  • Serena Williams' mystery ailment punctuates bizarre day at Wimbledon

    Serena Williams' mystery ailment punctuates bizarre day at Wimbledon
    Staid old Wimbledon got bounced on its fanny here Tuesday. Somebody sat on the spectacles and broke them. Egad. Somebody else put lowfat milk on the strawberries. Strange things happened. The orderly became disorderly: • An ailing Serena Williams...
  • Eugenie Bouchard, headed to Wimbledon final, is poised for greatness

    Eugenie Bouchard, headed to Wimbledon final, is poised for greatness
    It is still a little too soon to canonize young Eugenie Bouchard as the next big thing in women's tennis. We will wait until Saturday. That's when the current pride of Canadian sports, now that the Kings have taken hockey away from them, will play in...
  • Kirilenko calls off engagement with Capitals' Ovechkin

    Kirilenko calls off engagement with Capitals' Ovechkin
    Russian tennis player Maria Kirilenko has called off her engagement to Washington Capitals captain Alexander Ovechkin, R-Sport said on Monday, as another high-profile sporting romance hit the rocks. Just two months after newly crowned British Open...
  • Martina Navratilova doesn't believe Serena Williams had viral illness

    Martina Navratilova doesn't believe Serena Williams had viral illness
    Something was clearly wrong with Serena Williams at Wimbledon on Tuesday. But Martina Navratilova doesn't believe that the world's top-ranked player simply had a viral illness, as the tournament referee's office and the WTA later said. "I think virus,...
  • Monica Puig becomes first Puerto Rican to win a WTA title

    Monica Puig became the first Puerto Rican player to win a WTA title by beating Silvia Soler-Espinosa of Spain, 6-4, 6-3, on Saturday in the Strasbourg International final in France. “It's amazing to do this coming from such a small island, where...
  • Saturday's multi-sport local roundup: Ex-W&M tennis All-American Moulton-Levy in first WTA doubles final

    Pro tennis: Megan Moulton-Levy, 29, a former William and Mary All-American who’s a pro doubles specialist, advanced to her first final of a top-level Women’s Tennis Association Tour event, at the Monterrey Open in Mexico. The 5-foot,...
  • Andrea Petkovic, Jana Cepelova advance to Family Circle Cup final

    CHARLESTON, S.C. -- No matter how the final match goes, there will be a surprise champion at the Family Circle Cup. No. 14-seeded Andrea Petkovic of Germany and Jana Cepelova of Slovakia advance to the finals Saturday, both rallying late in their...